Norway’s BTG gets 82,000DWT bulker


Norwegian shipowner Bulk Trading Group (BTG) took delivery of a new bulk carrier from Japan Marine United (JMU) on Friday, January 15.

The DNV GL-classed BTG Apo has an LOA of 229 metres, a beam of 32.26 metres, a draught of 14.5 metres, a deadweight of 82,442 tonnes, and space for 25 crew. One MAN B&W 6S60ME-EGRBP diesel engine delivers a speed of 14.5 knots.

The newbuild will sail under the flag of Bahamas.

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